This year the Whiz Bang Days Parade will be rerouted to showcase more of the community that causes the chest of the Birdtown flock to swell with pride. Robbinsdale is a mix of trendy new restaurants and shops plus nostalgic cafes and stores.
What places do you love in Robbinsdale?
"I like Sacred Heart the most because you get to do math, all the different subjects," says Jimmy McNeil.
"My favorite place in Robbinsdale is the bakery.... Because you get cupcakes, doughnuts and cake," say Kaden Hyland and Mac Murphy.
"My favorite place in Robbinsdale is maybe Wuollet's bakery, because I used to drive down to the one in Wayzata and Edina and now I don't have to because it's right here. I love that," says Monica Murphy.
"I get to go to Triangle pool and swim," says Grace Hyland.
"I think the places I like the best are Birdtown and Lodge. I like Nonna Rosa's," says Claudia Fuglie. "I really like Nonna Rosa's gelato, that's the best."
"Broadway Pizza, the Lodge and Birdtown--whereever they will feed me," laughs Jean Traeger.
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